Date of birth
19 January 1979
Place of birth
Clayton, Manchester, England
6 ft 6 in (1.98 m)
20 st 2 lb (128 kg)
* Professional club appearances and points
counted for domestic first grade only.
Dean Schofield (born 19 January 1979 in Clayton, Manchester, England) is a professional Rugby union player who plays for London Welsh. He plays lock and is a product of Aldwinians RUFC. He first came to prominence when scoring twice as Aldwinians beat Dudley Kingswinsford in the NPI Cup Final at Twickenham. He also played for Wakefield during their time in National Division One.
Schofield made his
England debut in a defeat to South Africa, during a summer tour prior to the 2007 Rugby World Cup. [1 ]
He was named in the
England squad to participate in the 2009 Churchill Cup, coming off the bench in the Final. [2 ]
2005–2006 season, Schofield played as a replacement in the final as Sale Sharks won their first ever Premiership title. After having played for [3 ] Sale Sharks since 2001, Schofield was named their captain for the 2009-10 Guinness Premiership season. However, that season being the last in his contract, he chose to leave Sale at the end of the season. On 1 February 2010, he announced that he had signed a two-year deal with [4 ] Top 14 club Toulon, effective from the 2010–11 Top 14 season. [5 ]
In April 2012, it was announced that Schofield will be joining
Worcester Warriors at the start of the 2012-13 season. He was the club captain of Worcester Warriors. On 27 June 2014, Schofield signed for London Welsh who returned to the Aviva Premiership for the 2014-15 season. [6 ]
Personal life [ edit ]
Schofield lives with his partner Gemma and her son. Gemma is a successful property developer from Cheshire and runs her own company, GB Homes.
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